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The marble honour roll commemorates those from the Newtown Tramway Depot who served in World War One. 

The roll was originally unveiled in 1916 with additional names being added at a later date. 

A roll of honour was unveiled at Newtown Tramway Depot on Sunday, by the Attorney General (Mr. D. R. Hall). Reference was made to Privates R. K. Burne, F. J. Bryant, J. R. Elrick, J. R. Hopkins, and A. E. Wood, who had been killed, and in their memory the N.S.W. Tramways' Band played Chopin's "Funeral March, " following with the National Anthem. The list contains about 60 names.
Sydney Morning Herald (NSW), 18 October 1916.


Address:745 - 763 Princes Highway, Tempe Bus Depot (STA), Old Tempe Institute Building, Tempe, 2044
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -33.924588
Long: 151.160588
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Monument Type:Honour Roll
Monument Theme:Conflict
Actual Event Start Date:04-August-1914
Actual Event End Date:28-June-1919


Actual Monument Dedication Date:Saturday 14th October, 1916
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Newtown Tramway Depot

1914  1919

Honor Roll

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Source: NRWM, MA
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